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Multiple Category Email Subscription (6 posts)

  1. serpico
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hey Guys,

    Bit of a tricky question.

    I run a WP site with many different Post Categories. We would like users to be able to signup to receive email updates when new posts are added to categories.

    In the past I have used Feedburner or MailChimp RSS Broadcast for users to signup to updates to specific RSS feeds.

    What I would like to do is have a subscription form with checkboxes for each category and the user can then select which categories are of interest to them.

    As you can imagine there are many combinations/permutations or categories and so this would have to work dynamically.

    I haven't found a plugin which manages all of this, as yet. Any idea where to start? Is this even possible?


  2. iftomkins
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm looking for the exact same thing. I've resigned myself to manually doing it by setting up MailChimp RSS-driven campaigns for each Parent Category of interest to users. But if you find anything....

  3. Nigel_vweb
    Posted 2 years ago #


    did you guys solve this? I need the same thing - users subscribe by giving email address and choosing categories, then get daily email with new posts only in the selected categories.....

    Desparate need.....



  4. serpico
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Nope, couldn't find a dynamic solution.

  5. Nigel_vweb
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Did you find a solution of sorts? If so, what is the URL so I can see what you did?


  6. serpico
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Didn't go with this feature in the end. The only solution I could think of was to use something like feedburner and add each individual category feed URL as separate signup options.

    For example: yourdomain.com/category/books/feed/

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